Day Surgery

Surgery is hard. But Rapides Regional Medical Center makes the experience a little easier. Day Surgery services at Rapides Women’s and Children’s are conveniently located on the first floor. Each morning, admission clerks check in patients as they arrive. A vending area and flat screen television are provided for waiting families. Patients and their families can also take comfort in the fact that every member of the Day Surgery nursing staff at Rapides Regional Medical Center is certified in Ambulatory Surgery or Critical Care. Our staff has, on average, 20 years experience in ambulatory or critical care.

Thank you for choosing Rapides Women’s and Children’s Hospital for your day surgery. You're in the very best of hands!

Please review and complete each form, including your signature where requested and fax it to the number on the form or mail the forms back to us - or bring them with you when you arrive for testing. You'll also find answers to most of your Day Surgery questions and a detailed explanation of what you can expect before, during and after surgery.

If you have any questions, please call (318) 769-7171.

If you're having surgery at Rapides Women's and Children's Hospital, located on the first floor of RWCH, fill out these forms:

If you have questions about your surgery - what to bring, where to park, which medications to take, what to expect - please click on the Patient Info or Frequently Asked Question links below: